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tru2Way Tallies Two More
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Pour a couple more shovelsful of sand on DCR+. LG and Funai are the latest consumer electronics giants to sign the tru2way MOU
Motorola Once Again Reshuffles Business Units
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/28/2008  |  1 comment
The handset and networking vendor said it will split its Home & Networks Mobility group into three separate businesses
AlcaLu Teams for 3G CDMA Femtocells
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Alcatel-Lucent and Airvana will jointly develop an end-to-end 3G CDMA femtocell solution for IMS-based networks
IPTV Quality of Experience
LRTV Documentaries  | 
7/28/2008  |  Post a comment
SureWest Communications' Bill DeMuth, Tandberg's Ian Tapp, and Heavy Reading's Sam Masud comment on the lack of standards in IPTV Quality of Experience (QOE), particularly within the live network
Karen Cook-Hellberg
LRTV Interviews  | 
7/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Karen Cook-Hellberg, Solution Manager for Ericsson, explains consumers' perceptions of what IPTV means to them, particularly in the area of the personalized TV experience.
Ian Tapp
LRTV Interviews  | 
7/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Tandberg TV’s SVP Ian Tapp talks about the worldwide trends and areas of innovation in delivering IPTV.
China Telecom Unveils CDMA Plans
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/28/2008  |  Post a comment
Plans to invest heavily in its CDMA network, aims to more than double its current 43M subscriber base by 2011
Verizon Hits 2M FiOS Subs
News Analysis  | 
7/28/2008  |  2 comments
Verizon says that since the close of the second quarter of 2008, it has surpassed the 2 million mark in FiOS Internet subscribers
Verizon’s Mark Wegleitner
LRTV Documentaries  | 
7/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Verizon’s Mark Wegleitner gives us the skinny on why he considers FiOS an IPTV service, and what advantages FiOS has compared to AT&T’s U-verse. He also weighs in on 100-Gig networks, WiMax competition, and usage based pricing for broadband services.
Ibrahim Gedeon, CTO, Telus
LRTV Documentaries  | 
7/26/2008  |  Post a comment
Telus CTO Ibrahim Gedeon says there’s more to life than just transport savings when a carrier switches to an all IP network. He offers some advice for carriers on that front, elaborates on what Google can’t do, and offers his point of view on metered broadband pricing and WiMax as a landline threat.
Mark Cuban: tru2way Should Be More Open
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Mark Cuban says cable needs to open up and take on an 'Internet mindset' with its deployment of tru2way
Survey: RIM Rules in the US
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/25/2008  |  Post a comment
A little bird tells Avian that RIM held its own against the 3G iPhone
New Vonage CEO Next Week?
Raynman  | 
7/25/2008  |  Post a comment
The 15-month search could be over
Infineon Slims Down
Craig's A-List  | 
7/25/2008  |  Post a comment
And it's not planning to fatten up with mergers
ATCA Takeoff Is Imminent
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2008  |  1 comment
A Heavy Reading report says the ATCA market is set to double each year, building up to a $7.2B total in 2012
India's Going Mobile! 52M New Subs in H1
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/25/2008  |  1 comment
Indian mobile operators add 52M new subscribers during the first half of the year, 8.93M of them in June alone
AT&T Looks to Block Sprint/Clearwire Merger
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2008  |  2 comments
AT&T has filed a complaint with the FCC contending that Sprint and Clearwire's application to merge assets should be denied
Google Wants You to Be Your Own ISP
News Analysis  | 
7/25/2008  |  4 comments
Vint Cerf slams the telecoms, which would like to shape industry regulations to help them to get back in the services game
Slideshow: Next-Gen Video Strategies Conference
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Get ready to squint. We've got some drugstore camera pics from our latest cable-licious Light Reading Live! event
Welsh-Proofing Streets
Monkey Bidness  | 
7/25/2008  |  Post a comment
Pad the llampposts!
What's in a Name?
Red Panda  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Would a Talula Does The Hula From Hawaii by any other name smell as sweet?
Mark Cuban on tru2way: Open It Up
The Bauminator  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Says cable's attempt at an 'open,' uniform digital platform has potential, but still looks and smells a lot like a 'walled garden'
Juniper Continues Growth in Q2
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  2 comments
The company puts up good numbers for lame-duck CEO Scott Kriens, including an increased forecast for the fiscal year
Nokia's CDMA Renaissance?
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Qualcomm IPR deal could see a Nokia resurgence in the North American market, analysts suggest
Microsoft Re-Org
Contentinople  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Software giant splits up its online and software businesses
Investors Grill Ikanos; Chip Biz Is No Picnic
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
The new CEO gets put on the defensive as investors start rumbling about profitability
Crisis? What Crisis?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
The sunny results of European incumbents is a bit puzzling for those who keep expecting them to fall off a cliff at any time
Subs Growth Drives Bharti, IDEA Revenues
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Indian operators Bharti Airtel and IDEA Cellular each report fiscal Q1 revenue growth over 40% driven by record mobile subscriber adds
Juniper's Going Places
Craig's A-List  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
At least rhymes are better than mimes
WiMax: What's Working Now
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  7 comments
WiMax is starting to take off worldwide. We track the who, what, and wherefore
WiMax: What's Working Now
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  2 comments
WiMax is starting to take off worldwide. We track the who, what, and wherefore
Plot Thickens at AlcaLu
EuroBlog  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Who will go next at the vendor giant?
IPTV: Hope vs. Hype
LRTV Documentaries  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
TechWeb’s Fritz Nelson gets an update on IPTV in North America from Light Reading editor Phil Harvey and Contentinople Publisher Scott Raynovich. The three discuss the importance of getting IPTV out to the consumer before tackling features such as interactivity.
Kriens Steps Aside as Juniper CEO
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  9 comments
Microsoft's Kevin Johnson is taking the sceptre as Juniper apparently gears up for a new error... sorry, era
Buckeye First to Test 'HITS AxIS'
The Bauminator  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Centralized interactive television platform helmed by Comcast and Motorola targets smaller operators and aims to support tru2way
Thomson Nabs AlcaLu Exec for CEO Role
News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
French video systems vendor Thomson turns to Alcatel again to strengthen its management team
Videotron Plants 'Fiber Deep'
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Canadian cable operator is rolling out a new architecture that reduces node sizes and boosts capacity
IPTV Forum North America 2008
Slide Shows  | 
7/24/2008  |  Post a comment
Some pics and quips from a tiny show about a potentially huge industry
Report: Juniper Finds... a CEO?
News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  2 comments
The Microsoft exec in charge of the (original) Yahoo acquisition bid is reportedly set to 'run' Juniper
Ikanos Flips CEOs
Craig's A-List  | 
7/23/2008  |  2 comments
Mission: get the top line growing
AT&T, Verizon Stack Up Subs
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
Healthy subscriber numbers add up for both AT&T and Verizon Wireless in Q2
Verizon Brings GPON Home
News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  1 comment
New 175-Mbit/s home gateways aim at making FiOS customers ready for GPON speeds
EchoStar's Dan Daines
LRTV Interviews  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
EchoStar’s Dan Daines says IPTV is a cost center at first, but it will pay off in the long run. And, while bandwidth is a limiting factor, carriers need to perfect 'do no harm' television service before they go attempting interactive applications
Google Gets One, Loses One
Contentinople  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
Google makes today's news on Contentinople
Joseph Ambeault
LRTV Interviews  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
Verizon’s Joe Ambault tells us how FiOS is shaping up, including new tools for interactivity and how it compares with other IPTV services in terms of quality, bandwidth,and pricing.
AT&T Confirms Minor Capex Cuts
News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
AT&T CFO Rick Lindner confirmed today that AT&T will trim some of its capital expenditures in the second half of this year
Asia, Europe Still Dominate FTTH
News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  3 comments
As Asia and Europe continue to dominate the FTTH Council's rankings, the US slips down the industry body's order of merit
BSNL Delays New GSM Tender
LR Mobile News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
BSNL has held open the bidding on its massive GSM expansion contracts until Aug. 30 to accommodate questions from vendors
Sun Powers Startup's GSM System
Wireless Bits  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
Solar-powered GSM base stations for Indian market
Broadcom Shrugs Off Docsis 3.0
LR Cable News Analysis  | 
7/23/2008  |  Post a comment
The new cable spec won't be a story until 2009, the chipmaker says -- effectively conceding the market to TI
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